A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.82 km (66 miles). Global time and date of event 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 13:49:57 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006znj. Unique identifier: us70006znj. The temblor was reported at 23:49:57 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.7538° East, 13.5369° North, depth 105.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NNW of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village, Guam.
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